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Daphne Broadhurst
Safety SQ infusion set

I'm looking to source a safety SQ butterfly infusion set, which leaves a
polyurethane- type catheter insitu rather than the needle. Besides the
Cleo, are there any other products available (preferably with a short
administration set)? We'd like to avoid the off-label use of a winged IV catheter.

Daphne Broadhurst RN
Ottawa ON

Victoria Sallese, RN, VAT,

Victoria Sallese, RN, VAT, PICC service

Do you know any home health agencies? They frequetnly use the device you are looking for. I haven't used any in a long time, so I cannot help you with brand names.

Victoria Sallese, RN, VAT, PICC service

Sof Set made by Medtronic is
Sof Set made by Medtronic is what you are looking for I believe, however I would not consider this a safety device.  When you remove the introducer needle it is exposed.

Carol Sweeney, CRNI; Principal and Vice President of Clinical Operations First Choice Health Care Systems, LLC.

Angela Lee
The insuflon will leave a
The insuflon will leave a catheter and is easy to use but it is not a true safety device either in that there is no way to cover the needle once the catheter is placed and needle removed from patient.
Daphne Broadhurst
2 years later, am looking

2 years later, am looking once again for an  safety SQ device, in addition to the Cleo. Does anyone know of any on the market? 



Daphne Broadhurst
Desjardins Pharmacy
Ottawa, Canada

Angela Lee
The Accu-Chek Flex Link Plus

The Accu-Chek Flex Link Plus Catheter has a retractable needle and comes with an extension set.  It's pretty neat looking and I think well tolerated by our patients.  It is used primarily by our palliative care team.

Robbin George

Follow the above link to information for FDA recall of Accu-Chek FlexLink Plus

Robbin George RN VA-BC


Robbin George RN VA-BC

Angela Lee
Thanks, I didn't know that

Thanks, I didn't know that but apparently our palliative care nurse did.  She said the new product should be out next month. 

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